The Resource Bearing the Dead : the British Culture of Mourning from the Enlightenment to Victoria

Bearing the Dead : the British Culture of Mourning from the Enlightenment to Victoria

Label
Bearing the Dead : the British Culture of Mourning from the Enlightenment to Victoria
Title
Bearing the Dead
Title remainder
the British Culture of Mourning from the Enlightenment to Victoria
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Esther Schor tells us about the persistence of the dead, about why they still matter long after we emerge from grief and accept our loss. Mourning as a cultural phenomenon has become opaque to us in the twentieth century, Schor argues. This book is an effort to recover the culture of mourning that thrived in English society from the Enlightenment through the Romantic Age, and to recapture its meaning. Mourning appears here as the social diffusion of grief through sympathy, as a force that constitutes communities and helps us to conceptualize history. In the textual and social practices of the B
Cataloging source
MERUC
Dewey number
  • 393.90941
  • 821/.009/354
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR468.M63S36 1994
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Label
Bearing the Dead : the British Culture of Mourning from the Enlightenment to Victoria
Publication
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Book Cover; Title; Copyright; CONTENTS
Control code
ocn700688686
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (301 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400821488
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttkj33
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b32203172
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)700688686
  • pebcs1400821487

Library Locations

    • Deakin University Library - Geelong Waurn Ponds CampusBorrow it
      75 Pigdons Road, Waurn Ponds, Victoria, 3216, AU
      -38.195656 144.304955
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